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PS 212 Exercise Psychology: 3 semester hours

The psychological aspects of exercise and physical activity are examined from an interdisciplinary perspective. Topics include exercise and mood, psychophysiological benefits of exercise, exercise adherence, mindfulness interventions, exercise addiction, eating disorders, group dynamics in exercise, and sociocultural perspectives of physical activity. This class will also involve active participation in a wide array of physical activities (e.g., weight training, recreational games, yoga). Prerequisite: PS 101.